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    Weddings and Events

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA.    Read More

Dealing with an Unexpected Clash

You’ve had your wedding reception date set for months, if not years. But just before your big day, an unexpected, life-changing event creates a significant clash of interests. Disaster! It’s a challenge one couple in Liverpool are having to face this weekend, as the Champions League final coincides with their wedding reception. What would you do in this situation? Our latest blog guides you through the options for your wedding reception…

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Top Tips for Brides: Wedding Make-Up

Glasgow is currently in the midst of a mini-heatwave, as temperatures are expected to hit 23 degrees this week! This is great news if you’ve managed to set your date to coincide with the spell of warm weather, as a sunny, summer day is a great backdrop for any wedding. However, warm weather also runs the risk of a makeup meltdown! As your wedding day is likely to be the most photographed day of your life, it’s understandable that you’d wish to look picture perfect. If so, here are our some of our top beauty tips for your wedding day…

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Reasons to have a Winter Wedding

Most couples choose to get married in the summer, with June and September proving the most popular months. If you’d like your wedding to stand apart from the crowd, then choosing to have it in the winter months is one simple way to do that!  We’ve just launched our brand new Winter Wedding Package, which gives you the option to have your dream day at our fantastic city centre venue between November and February for a great price. With that in mind, our latest blog looks at the some of the top reasons why you should consider having a winter wedding…

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Congratulations to the Waldmans!

This weekend, we welcomed Margaret and Stuart Waldman to The Pipers’ Tryst to celebrate their wedding anniversary! The couple got married on 29th April 1949 in Cowcaddens Free Church; the building that now houses The National Piping Centre. We were delighted to welcome them to our restaurant and help them celebrate their fantastic milestone. Here’s to many more - congratulations to a lovely couple! 

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Five Top Tips for... Wedding Day Music

Your guests are likely to remember two key things from your wedding: the food and the music! Make sure you hit the right notes on your big day by following our top tips...

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Planning an ‘At Home Reception’ following your Destination Wedding

Destination Weddings are proving increasingly popular – what could be better than getting married at a spectacular location and inviting the people you love most to join you? While these weddings are romantic, unique and memorable, the travel and time commitment involved in attending may well mean that some of your nearest and dearest won’t be able to join you. How do you celebrate your marriage with the friends and family members who couldn’t be there on the big day itself? Here’s our guide to ‘At Home Receptions’…

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Oona Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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